This debate is almost Audible

The audio service known as Audible.com, which has been around for a number of years and — to be fair — was way out in front of the downloadable audio game, set off a bit of a firestorm when it announced a service that would allow podcasters to distribute their…

Hey Sony — wake up

Here’s a column I posted at globeandmail.com about Sony’s DRM rootkit fiasco: “For a company that has so much great technology behind it, including a number of firsts like the compact disc and the portable music player, Sony Corp. often seems to behave more like a dinosaur — and a…